Barr Announces $4.5 million in New Grants for “Doing High School Differently”
10 organizations from across New England gain support to plan and implement new school models to advance greater success for all students.
New Report Details Challenges Facing Boston’s Public High Schools
EY-Parthenon analysis details challenges facing public high school students who fall off track, and recommends five components of integrated approach to ensure high-quality for all.
Five Lessons from Two Decades of Early Education Grantmaking
Senior Program Officer Kimberly Haskins reflects on nearly 20 years of work focused on improving outcomes for Massachusetts’ youngest learners.
What Are My Options for Boston Schools?
New website profiles every school in Boston, giving parents easy access to the information they care about most.
Developing a New Vision of High School Education
Dr. Stephen Zrike, Receiver/Superintendent of Holyoke Public Schools, shares lessons from the high school design process that resulted in establishing a new vision for high school education in Holyoke.
Barr Announces RFP for Cohort Two of the Engage New England Initiative
Foundation issues request for proposals for a second cohort of teams to design schools focused on connecting students off track to graduate to success in high school and beyond.
Six Questions with Barr's New Education Senior Program Officer
Getting to know Kate Dobin who leads Barr’s Boston K-12 strategy for Education.
New Grants Support 11 Schools to Redesign Where Learning Happens
Connecting more students to success by blurring the lines between school, college, career, and community.
New Senior Program Officer to Join Barr’s Education Team
Kate Dobin to lead Foundation’s efforts focused on expanding access to K–12 quality in Boston.
Barr Announces First Cohort of Partners in $30-Million “Engage New England: Doing High School Differently” Initiative
Nine organizations from Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Maine receive planning grants to advance greater success for all students.